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Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

 
Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 72604
Mineral:Tanzanite Crystal (blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite)
Locality:Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Superb gem-grade transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic blue-violet gem variety of the mineral species zoisite, with lustrous crystal faces. The tanzanite crystal is clean with no dark inclusions. Shows good color change: front=blue, side=violet. Weight: 47.4 carats
Overall Size:25x14x12 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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